Table 1

Crude conditional logistic regression ORs (95% CIs) for suicide relative to potential risk factors

Risk factorControlsCasesOR (95% CI)
n(%)n(%)
Work:
 In work286593.02157.01.00
 Out of work248388.632111.52.15  (1.75 to 2.66)
Social class:
 Upper white72891.9648.11.00
 Lower white77190.08610.01.27 (0.91 to  1.78)
 Skilled blue206990.52179.51.19 (0.89 to  1.59)
 Unskilled blue178091.31698.71.07 (0.79 to  1.46)
Exposure to solvents:
 No148391.01469.01.00
 Yes386590.83909.21.03 (0.84 to  1.25)
Exposure to sunlight:
 No282491.82548.31.00
 Yes252490.028210.11.25 (1.04 to  1.50)
Location in USA:
 East325160.827250.71.00
 West209739.226449.31.56 (1.30 to 1.89)